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Public Pools in Southern France Become a Measure of Inequality – The New York Times

Posted by | September 12, 2017 | Uncategorized

The Corbières beach in Marseille, France, is mostly frequented by people from underprivileged neighborhoods. Credit Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times

MARSEILLE, France — One hot evening this summer, Yanis Fatnassi left his home in a gritty northern neighborhood of this Mediterranean city, his swim goggles, bathing suit and swimming cap shoved in his backpack.After about 40 minutes on a bus meandering past high-rise buildings and dilapidated parking lots, and then a short walk, Yanis, 17, arrived at the Martine swimming pool.  Read More….

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